33 Years of Architectural Experience

Bachelor of Science, Architectural Studies:
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Masters of Architecture:
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, School of Architecture and Urban Planning

Member of the American Institute of Architects

Registered Architect:
New Mexico (1882), Arizona (18714), Illinois (001-010524), and Nevada (2534)

Certified by NCARB

Licensed Interior Designer: New Mexico (121)

Member Council of Educational Facility Planners International (CEFPI)

LEED Accredited Professional (2009)

Kevin has been project architect and designer for various architectural firms in New Mexico and Illinois, since his graduation from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee in 1979. Kevin formed Soleil West in 1992. He is responsible for the design, site planning, programming, and management of Soleil West's projects.

Kevin's early career began with Peace Corps as school architect for the Ministry of Education in Benin, West Africa for 2 years. He coordinated U.N.E.S.C.O and the U.S. Embassy's school construction effort.

Throughout his career, Kevin has been responsible for the overall management and coordination of the architectural and engineering disciplines. Many of Kevin's projects have been multi-story buildings on limited area, urban sites, such as the 187 unit Paul G. Stewart apartment complex in Chicago. He is involved in historic preservation and adaptive reuse of existing structures.

25 Years of Architectural Experience

16 Years of Engineering Experience

Bachelor of Architecture:
Texas Tech University

Bachelor of Science Engineering:
University of New Mexico

Structural Engineer's Association of New Mexico

Registered Architect: New Mexico (2559), Arizona (38872), and Utah (4730898-0301)

Registered Engineer: New Mexico (13481), and Utah (4730898-2202)

Art has been project architect, structural engineer, and civil engineer for various architectural and engineering firms in Albuquerque. His projects have included telecommunication sites, offices, warehouses, schools, and manufacturing facilities. He began his career in architecture after graduating from Texas Tech University in 1985, with his degree in architecture. Art worked in a local architectural firm for several years before returning to college in 1992 at the University of New Mexico to complete his degree in engineering. Art worked at Soleil West between 1992 and 1997, and returned to Soleil West in 2006.

3 Years of Office Management Experience

6 Years Drafting Experience

Tabatha has worked at Soleil West since 2006. She began work at Soleil West as a CAD Technician, and has contributed to the successful completion of many of the firm's projects. In 2010, Tabatha became the office manager of the firm. She assists with the overall management and coordination of project paper work, as well as office filing and organization.